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This homosexual has AIDS, 1987

By presenting AIDS as “a people(s) disease; this poster from the Texas Department of State Health Services attempted to convince readers that people with AIDS could as easily be children as gay men. The poster also made a case for (ABC” AIDS prevention: practice abstinence, be faithful, or use a condom. This strategy became central to President George W. Bush’s AIDS initiative in the first years of the twenty-first century.

  • Publisher(s):
    AIDS Prevention Project (TX)
  • Type:
    Poster
Blue tinted photograph of a white baby in a diaper smiling.